How to quickly renumber elements in Revit?

Renumbering elements one by one can be a tedious task. To help you save some valuable time, we will show you how you can speed this up and renumber all the elements with just a few clicks.

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How to quickly prepare 3D views in Revit?

Speed up the preparation of 3D views with the Resize Section Box and Filter, which are part of Kobi Toolkit for Revit.

The Resize Section Box tool allows you to improve speed and accuracy in defining its dimensions. You can key in the size of its dimensions or define it based on rooms, levels, grids, or views.

Furthermore, you can use the Kobi Toolkit Filter option to speed up your workflow, by seeing the count or quickly selecting the elements based on different categories.

 Check out the video below to see how easy it is.

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Kobi Toolkit 2023 is available for use!

We are happy to announce that the Kobi Toolkit 2023 release is ready and available for use! The release includes enhancements of all of your favourite features along with some new ones.

👉 Check out what’s new in Kobi Toolkit 2023 and download the latest release: https://kobilabs.com/whats-new-2023/

👉 Get a free trial of Kobi Toolkit: https://kobilabs.com/free-trial/

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Copy Standards From One Revit File to Another

Shorten the time spent on preparation for a new project. Copy Standards allows you to copy selected schedules, legends, view templates, details, and materials with just a few clicks from one project to another. 

The video below shows how you can use Copy Standards and be more efficient with your time.

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How to transfer Shared Parameters from one family to multiple families in two easy steps?

Bundle of tools for advanced parameters management within Content Admin Kit is all any BIM manager needs. In the short video below, we will show you how to use Parameter Manager to export shared parameters and apply them to multiple Revit families with just a few clicks.

Transfer shared parameters from one family to multiple families in 2 easy steps – Kobi Toolkit for Revit
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Add Timestamp to selected instances

Manage Calculated Parameters tool offers many solutions. By defining rules (formulas) like Sum all Lengths, Count Window, Fire Rating from Wall to Windows and other you can run the Manage Calculated Parameters tool to apply these rules to selected/defined instances. In the video below we show an example where we add a Timestamp rule to the selected instances, and then re-use this same rule with simple Execute Calculated Parameters feature. 

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Color Code

Have you ever wanted to visualize and color the model based on specific property? BIM Query tool offers you to change Graphics Override and apply colors to the selected instances. Below example will show how you can quickly identify what types of Keynotes are used in the project, either Element, User or Material Keynote and color it by that property.

Color Code feature can be used in any view. Check out more examples below.

Color Furniture by Level

Color Walls by Types

Color Doors by Width

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Renumber Mark Parameter

Kobi Toolikt for Revit offers several Renumbering tools, Renumber by Room, Renumber Mark Parameter, Renumber Grid etc. Among those one of the most popular is Renumber Mark Parameter which offers you to renumber picked instances in the model and updates Mark parameter according to chosen settings in the model (Alphabetically, Numeric…). It’s versatile use helps designers daily and immediately justify an investment with saving valuable time.  

“I am using your re-numbering tool right now. We are working on a 158,000sf Hospital addition and I had to copy a floor up 4 levels. Now I need to re-number those floors. It is truly a fantastic tool. That alone is worth the cost!”

Adam Brown, Senior Designer at Chianis + Anderson Architects
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Delete View Templates

Did you ever wanted to clean your project and delete several View Templates from your project? Deleting one by one from View Templates can be a tedious task, but if you use BIM Query tool from Kobi Toolkits you can delete multiple View Templates with just one click. Check out below video to see how easy it is.

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Copy Standards

Another new feature of the Kobi Toolkit for Revit 2021 is Copy Standards tool. This feature opens dialog where you can select views, view templates and/or materials you want to copy from source file to a target file. When used you are coping information from the file you run the tool to the other open project.

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